With the new social host ordinance taking effect on March 2 and activated beginning April 1, University of Oregon students will feel more pressure to control parties and illicit activities happening at their residence.
Turner, a UO graduate with a fine arts and sociology degree, hopes the artwork will draw appreciation from a broader base of people than just art enthusiasts.
“Just remember the five Ds of dodgeball: dodge, duck, dip, dive and…dodge,” said seven-time dodgeball all-star Patches O’Houlihan (played by Rip Torn) in the 2004 movie “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story.”
Homegrown businesses have livened up the ‘Whit’ in recent years, helping improve the district’s city-wide reputation.
5,000-meter runner Bernard Lagat also speaks about Hayward Field and his experience there.
Every night — when the pulse-pounding Trials finish for the day — fans, coaches, athletes, agents, college kids and Olympians past and future leave Hayward Field and make their way to talk, drink and party at the Wild Duck Cafe.
ASUO President Ben Eckstein expressed concerns in a press release Wednesday about a Eugene neighborhood committee’s proposed policy that would implement harsh penalties for University students hosting house parties.
“Necessity is the mother of invention,” City of Eugene Chief of Police Pete Kerns said. “I don’t even know yet what we might invent. I think working harder and harder isn’t necessarily the answer, though. We need something new.”
Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy celebrated several regional and citywide success stories from 2011 during the annual State of the City address Thursday evening at the Hult Center, but also warned of the myriad challenges that lie ahead for the local community in 2012.
Restaurants may want to think twice before throwing eggshells or leftover meat in the garbage. In the coming weeks, the city of Eugene will begin its new “Love Food, Not Waste” campaign to give businesses incentive to participate in food waste composting programs.
Eugene was put in the national limelight when The Washington Post ranked Eugene as the 16th “most-friendly city for independent businesses in the country” — a list that also included Medford, Corvallis and Bend.
About 200 blue-shirted volunteers who took part in the second annual Great Willamette River Clean Up via land or boat.
After researching more than 500 communities throughout the country, editors at livability.com have listed Eugene in the top 10 most appealing, inviting and vibrant downtowns.
For many people who regularly use 13th Avenue and Alder Street, the sight of construction tape, equipment, detour signs and metal barriers were a common occurrence for the past four months as the City of Eugene worked to reconstruct those heavily used roads that are less than a block away from the University.
Eugene’s community, University and elected leaders gathered together in a dedication ceremony Tuesday to formally open the new University transit station and celebrate several other improvements around the city.
University President Richard Lariviere sat down with the Emerald on Sept. 13 and talked about everything from the New Partnership Plan, justifying pay raises to Officers of Administration, all the way down to why he wears his signature fedora. This Q+A was edited for brevity.
Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy sat down with the Emerald to talk about the relationship between the Eugene community and University students and the future of the city.
Focus on transportation, density and mix between business and living is central in designs.